Famous Deaths In 1542
Sunday, 24 September 2023
Jan 10 Gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59 died on this day in history.
Feb 01 Girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480) died on this day in history.
Feb 13 Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded died in the year 1542.
May 21 Hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R in the year 1542.
Jun 19 In the year 1542 death of leo Jud[ae], Swiss pastor/church reformer
Aug 24 Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483) died in the year 1542.
Aug 29 On this day in history death of cristovÃ£o da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)
Sep 16 In the year 1542 death of diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded
Sep 21 Juan BoscÃ¡n AlmogÃ¡ver, Spanish poet died on this day in history.
Oct 06 In the year 1542 death of thomas Wyatt, English poet (b. 1503)
Oct 27 Abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies in the year 1542.
Dec 14 On this day in history james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30
Dec 28 Albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52 on this day in history.